Rory – I totally agree… My 19th RAGBRAI – Can’t recall going this late with so little info coming from the host cities. For communities which have basically known that they would be hosting since late last fall the time to share some info with their overnight guests is long overdue. Even if plans are not totally finalized – share what you…[Read more]
In an article posted yesterday on KCCI’s website (and on the attached TV news clip) Matt Phippen said that RAGBRAI was going to try to set a new world record for the number of riders at an event on the Ames to Des Moines leg, The record is currently a bit under 50,000 and Phippen estimated that up to 100,000 could ride that day.
Our Packet is due here later today. I did get a tracking number but not from RAGBRAI. We subscribe to the Post Office’s free “Informed Delivery” service. Tracking # showed up there on Monday when it was mailed.
If it helps – The EXPO (with all sorts of bike related merchandise and info) runs from 12 to 9pm – of course the music will last longer. Sunset in Le Mars is 8:53 and twilight extends for another 1/2 hour. A lot of people do try to get to bed once the daylight recedes. Hnschipper was right on – in the interest of domestic tranquility plan to…[Read more]
Has anyone got a handle on the themes for each of the overnight towns? It might be just my not getting used to the new format but I can’t find a lot from the towns regarding this. Waterloo has posted and Anamosa has some reference to its 2012 theme (Ride it like you stole it) but there seems little else.
Seems to me that somewhere I ran across info that Waterloo was planning for a Prince cover band. I may be totally wrong and it may just be a figment of my imagination but at my age that’s all I have anyway!
I too had been concerned about the effects of wearing masks for an extended time especially in regard to “recycling” my expelled breath. On the surface it seemed likely that it might raise my CO2 levels. However what little research I have done indicates that there is little or no rise in CO2 nor lowering of blood oxygen levels from mask…[Read more]